Itís a Sad Day at Toyota

Jun 2, 2010 Full story: www.nytimes.com 1,115

Toyota was left behind licking its chops as everyone else posted tremendous gains. Toyotaís executives are jumping ship and scurrying around like rats.

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Leagle Beagle

Windsor, Canada

#939 Oct 11, 2013
A Bellwether Case, or not?

"LA Times, October 10, 2013

A Los Angeles County jury handed Toyota Motor Corp. a significant legal victory Thursday, clearing it of responsibility in a 2009 crash of a Camry that accelerated out of control, killing the driver.

After six days of deliberation, jurors rejected the theory that Toyota had a hand in the death of Noriko Uno. She was killed in Upland after her Camry suddenly accelerated, hitting a telephone pole and a tree, nearly cutting the vehicle in half.

The Uno case was the first of a group of "bellwether" cases, selected by a Superior Court judge, to go to trial."
Mick

Fairfax, VA

#940 Oct 11, 2013
Wow, how many of these does Toyota have to respond to? Every Camry accident since 2005? If the lady didn't try to brake (I assume they had specific evidence for this point) of course Toyota isn't liable. Mick
Root

Shreveport, LA

#941 Oct 11, 2013
Mick wrote:
Wow, how many of these does Toyota have to respond to? Every Camry accident since 2005? If the lady didn't try to brake (I assume they had specific evidence for this point) of course Toyota isn't liable. Mick
Exactly! Itís probably one of the most ridiculous cases Iíve ever heard of. Think about it, every car maker that failed to provide a safety feature that another maker did provide, would be liable if they were hurt in a crash. Craziness! Toyota needs to be left alone and concentrate on the death trials and these people that want to confuse the issues and bring unneeded attention need to stop. This is why I suggest people not believe what they read in the media. You have to do your own research and study the facts carefully. Only after that you can make an educated determination on any given topic.
Leagle Beagle

Windsor, Canada

#942 Oct 11, 2013
Toyota will survive the media crucifixion that's characterized this SUA issue all along.
Eventually the trial lawyers will get tired of trying and will shut down all their frivolous lawsuits.
Even JJFADS will give up and stop trying to put Toyota out of busines.
And the sun will continue to rise in the east.
Mick

Fairfax, VA

#943 Oct 11, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>Exactly! Itís probably one of the most ridiculous cases Iíve ever heard of. Think about it, every car maker that failed to provide a safety feature that another maker did provide, would be liable if they were hurt in a crash. Craziness! Toyota needs to be left alone and concentrate on the death trials and these people that want to confuse the issues and bring unneeded attention need to stop. This is why I suggest people not believe what they read in the media. You have to do your own research and study the facts carefully. Only after that you can make an educated determination on any given topic.
This case being a bellwether for personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits is one of 85 and unrelated to the
sua recalls. When the death and injury sua cases begin thatís when more information will come out and there are 200 of those in California alone. I would be surprised if Toyota can get by without some guilty verdicts.
Leagle Beagle

Windsor, Canada

#945 Oct 12, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>Exactly! Itís probably one of the most ridiculous cases Iíve ever heard of. Think about it, every car maker that failed to provide a safety feature that another maker did provide, would be liable if they were hurt in a crash. Craziness! Toyota needs to be left alone and concentrate on the death trials and these people that want to confuse the issues and bring unneeded attention need to stop. This is why I suggest people not believe what they read in the media. You have to do your own research and study the facts carefully. Only after that you can make an educated determination on any given topic.
Then why Root,(Or should I refer to you by your real username?) do you continually contradict your own advice?
You advocate "leaving Toyota alone", and that "people who confuse the issue and bring unneeded attention need to stop"
Yet you alone are by far the most prolific anti Toyota advocate in these forums. You never stop dissing Toyota and dispensing confusion.
How does one dispense perfectly good advice on one hand, then at the same time routinely do the exact opposite?
Big question.

On the other hand, there's no question about this.....
A California jury on Thursday Oct. 10, 2013 rejected claims that Toyota was responsible for the death of a woman in a 2009 whose family alleged that a crash that resulted from a sudden and uncontrollable acceleration.
glox

Chicago, IL

#946 Oct 12, 2013
Detroit is on life support(the little 4-ford, gm, chevy and dodge). We bailed out Govt Motors..let them bail out Detroit!Its payback time! No matter what Detroit write or says GM owes us billions and will never be able to pay it back....just the Facts. Toyota is worth more than all domestics combined in quality and engineering. Toyota never mentions a little 4 anything in their commercials, they dont have to, they own the competition. The littel 4 (ford) mentions Toyota in all their commercials....thats how scared they are..Toyota was the first to offer a 6 speed in a pickup( now, one of the 4 offered an 8 speed), Toyota first to offer surround airbags in a pickup(now a domestic offers 10). In 2007 the dodge ram v8 got 10mpg the Tundra V8 got 18mpg..the Chevys get about 14mpg. Toyota is lightyears ahead of any domestic product...hands down!!!!!!!!!
Root

Shreveport, LA

#947 Oct 13, 2013
Mick wrote:
<quoted text>This case being a bellwether for personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits is one of 85 and unrelated to the
sua recalls. When the death and injury sua cases begin thatís when more information will come out and there are 200 of those in California alone. I would be surprised if Toyota can get by without some guilty verdicts.
My sentiments exactly. When the actual SUA death trials get moving I believe we should learn more. One cannot overlook the sadness of the family in the personal injury case as that is a sad situation but we must also remember, her car was not even part of the SUA recall.
Mitch

Fairfax, VA

#948 Oct 14, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>My sentiments exactly. When the actual SUA death trials get moving I believe we should learn more. One cannot overlook the sadness of the family in the personal injury case as that is a sad situation but we must also remember, her car was not even part of the SUA recall.
Have to agree. This family was given bad information from the start. The attorney should have to "pay back".
Leagle Beagle

Windsor, Canada

#949 Oct 14, 2013
Mitch wrote:
<quoted text>Have to agree. This family was given bad information from the start. The attorney should have to "pay back".
Mitch = Root = JJFADS!!
Charlene

Los Angeles, CA

#950 Oct 14, 2013
Mitch wrote:
<quoted text>Have to agree. This family was given bad information from the start. The attorney should have to "pay back".
Why should an attorney have to pay back if they thought something was wrong? I'm not saying this about Toyota this goes for anything. What was lost? I don't get it. Pay back what?
Leagle Beagle

Windsor, Canada

#951 Oct 14, 2013
Charlene = Mitch = Root = JJFADS!!
So transparent!!
Root

Shreveport, LA

#952 Oct 14, 2013
Charlene wrote:
<quoted text>Why should an attorney have to pay back if they thought something was wrong? I'm not saying this about Toyota this goes for anything. What was lost? I don't get it. Pay back what?
Google pay bag legal.
Mitch

Fairfax, VA

#953 Oct 14, 2013
Leagle Beagle wrote:
Charlene = Mitch = Root = JJFADS!!
So transparent!!
The only thing transparent to me is that you are one very delusional and strange person.
Mitch

Fairfax, VA

#954 Oct 14, 2013
Charlene wrote:
<quoted text>Why should an attorney have to pay back if they thought something was wrong? I'm not saying this about Toyota this goes for anything. What was lost? I don't get it. Pay back what?
What was wrong is the attorney most likely tried to sue Toyota to make a quick buck. The family was probably told something false and the attorney went on and tried to sue for cash while in the back of his mind didnít give one care about the family or their situation.
Leagle Beagle

Windsor, Canada

#955 Oct 14, 2013
Mitch wrote:
<quoted text>The only thing transparent to me is that you are one very delusional and strange person.
Speak for yourself--and all the other pseudo usernames you go by.
People who use Faux ISPs and post ugly, racist, and homophobic vulgarity about others are definitely delusional and strange.
That's what's really transparent.
glox

Western Springs, IL

#956 Oct 14, 2013
Leagle Beagle wrote:
<quoted text>
Mitch = Root = JJFADS!!
Its nice to know that JJFAGS is as lost as Root..........What do you get when you throw ford, chevy, Gm and dodge in a blender?,,,"Lemon Laws"!!!!!!!
Ten Bucks Two

United States

#957 Oct 15, 2013
Mitch wrote:
<quoted text>What was wrong is the attorney most likely tried to sue Toyota to make a quick buck. The family was probably told something false and the attorney went on and tried to sue for cash while in the back of his mind didnít give one care about the family or their situation.
Leave it to lawyers!
Root

Shreveport, LA

#958 Oct 16, 2013
Ten Bucks Two wrote:
<quoted text>Leave it to lawyers!
Deep pockets no doubt.
Freeman

Havertown, PA

#959 Oct 16, 2013
Toyota rules and you know it
Gm is crap!
Bow to your masters the Japanese
Just like your president bows to the king of Arabia

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